San Antonio Express-News: Nursing school gets millions more to fight opioid problem

March 12, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has received $17.5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic in Bexar County and across Texas. Read the story (Note: A subscription and password may be required to view the story)

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Dr. Miramontes named EMS medical director of the year

March 5, 2019

David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, was named the EMS Medical Director of the Year by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalites EMS Medical Directors Consortium during its annual EMS State of the Science Conference in Dallas on March 2. The award […]

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Health professions students buddy up at special needs “prom”

March 4, 2019

Health professions students take on the role of “buddy” at Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio for attendees of the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine.

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New website showcases School of Nursing’s mission, vision

February 28, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has launched a new academic website as part of a systematic university-wide initiative to bring an improved, effective web presence to all schools and departments.

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Biggs institute hosts Dialogue on Dementia at the Tobin Center

February 25, 2019

View the video: The Biggs institute: Transforming the treatment of dementia to serve South Texas families More than 200 people gathered at the Tobin Center in downtown San Antonio Feb. 24 to hear the latest news and research about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The event was sponsored by UT Health San Antonio’s Glenn Biggs Institute […]

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Health professionals urged to endorse HPV vaccination

February 21, 2019

“I only wonder how my life would have been different if I’d had the HPV vaccination,” said Liz Kapeel, 27, a graduate of Texas State University who now works in Austin. The young woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 25 and has received extensive treatment. She described her experiences at the “2019 HPV […]

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